DISABILITY ADVOCATES, TRANSPORTATION ORGANIZATIONS, ELECTED OFFICIALS KICK-OFF “24 HOUR RIDERS RESPOND TRANSIT TOUR”

Coalition of Elected Officials, Transportation and Disability Advocates Will Travel Subway to Hear About Riders’ Concerns, Evaluate Progress from Last Year and Current Conditions of Subway Stations New York, NY – Today, Elected officials, advocate groups, and volunteers are preparing to meet fellow straphangers and ride the rails. A year after Governor Cuomo declared the…

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BP DIAZ PROVIDES $2.5 MILLION TO CUNY CAMPUSES

As part of his FY2019 capital allocations, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced today that his office will provide $2.5 million in funding to projects at the borough’s three City University of New York college campuses. “Education at all levels is a top priority of my administration,” said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.…

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STATE OF LATINO HEALTH: FIRST-OF-ITS KIND REPORT AND POLL OF HEALTH DISCREPANCIES IN NYC HISPANIC COMMUNITIES SHOWS BREWING CRISIS

Over Two Million Latinos in NYC Experience Severe Barriers to Care Historic Study from SOMOS Community Care Reveals Major Disconnect Between Patient & Doctor Perceptions of Population Health; Social Determinants Significant Factor NEW YORK, NY – SOMOS Community Care, a New York City-based nonprofit, physician-led network of more than 2,500 health care providers with over…

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BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL ECUADORIAN HERITAGE CELEBRATION

On Thursday, September 20, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual Ecuadorian Heritage Celebration. recognizing the country’s culture and honoring individuals who have greatly contributed to New York City and The Bronx. The event took place at The Bronx County Building, Veterans’ Memorial Hall, and was co-hosted by Abriendo Brecha International. Among…

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Governor Cuomo Announces New York Has Received Federal Approval to Convert Sheridan Expressway in the Bronx Into a Boulevard

Work Will Begin Next Week to Address Robert Moses-Era Planning Problems by Reconnecting Neighborhoods and Enhancing Recreational Opportunities for Bronx Residents Project Will Include New Pedestrian Bridge in Starlight Park Over the Bronx River and New Two-Way Bikeway Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York has received approval from the Federal Highway Administration…

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Governor Cuomo Signs Executive Order to Establish Hurricane Maria Memorial Commission for Monument Honoring Victims and Survivors of Hurricane Maria and the Resilience of the Puerto Rican Community

Existing New York Stands With Puerto Rico Committee Will Identify And Select Memorial Commission Members NYS Will Issue RFP/RFI Seeking Ideas, Designs, And Location For The Memorial Executive Order Available Here Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed Executive Order No. 189 launching a new Hurricane Maria Memorial Commission to provide recommendations on the establishment of a new memorial…

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